Press Releases

Wanted Suspect in Double Homicide Turns Himself In

April 1, 2017 - 9:30pm

On Saturday, April 1, 2017, at approximately 7:10 PM, Endo Velarde aka Sleepy, DOB: 07/03/98, turned himself in to the Criminal Justice Center.

He is being charged with Attempt to Influence a Public Official in the double murder of Derek Greer and Natalie Partida.  He was also booked in on an outstanding warrant unrelated to the homicides.

A mug shot of Velarde is attached to this Media Release.

Sheriff's Office Arrests Ninth Suspect In Double Homicide

March 31, 2017 - 7:40pm

On Friday, March 31, 2017, members of the Sheriff's Office Crime Reduction Unit located Carlos Meza aka Tink along Fountain Creek's bank hiding under a log.  Meza was taken into custody without incident and will be booked into the Criminal Justice Center on the charge of Possession of a Weapon by a Previous Offender.  The charge stems from the investigation of the double murder of Natalie Partida and Derek Greer.   

Sheriff's Office Makes Eighth Arrest In Double Homicide

March 31, 2017 - 4:15pm

On March 31, 2017, Breeana Eloise Dahlbert DOB: 9/2/96, was taken into custody and will be booked into the Criminal Justice Center on the charge of Second Degree Kidnapping. 

The charges stem from the investigation of the double murder of Natalie Partida and Derek Greer. 

Dalhbert's mug shot is attached to this Media Release. 

Sheriff's Office Warns of New Phone Scam

March 31, 2017 - 3:28pm

On Thursday, March 30, 2017, and Friday, March 31,2017, the Sheriff's Office has received multiple reports of a caller identifying as himself as Lieutenant Brad Jordan with the El Paso County Sheriff's Office.  The suspect informs the victims he has to serve them with legal papers, ie. summons or warrants, and they need to report to the Sheriff's Office at 27 E. Vermijo Avenue to receive these papers.

Sheriff's Office Makes Eight Arrests While Executing Search Warrant

March 30, 2017 - 9:00pm

On Thursday, March 30, 2017, multiple units and members of the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office conducted an operation in the 600 block of Yellowstone Road in Colorado Springs with regard to the double homicide of Natalie Partida and Derek Greer. 
 

Sheriff's Office Makes Arrest in Indecent Exposure Case

March 30, 2017 - 4:05pm

On Wednesday, March 29, 2017, Deputies took a report of an indecent exposure at a drive-thru coffee hut in Falcon.  The female victim related that a Hispanic male in a white pickup had driven through the drive up window several times throughout the afternoon on Tuesday, March 28, 2017, and was fondling himself.  When the suspect stopped at the window, the victim told him to leave.

Sheriff's Office Makes Seventh Arrest in Double Homicide

March 29, 2017 - 6:45pm

On Wednesday, March 29, 2017, Angelita Prado, DOB: 4/13/95 was taken in to custody and will be booked into the Criminal Justice Center on kidnapping charges related to investigation of the double murder of Natalie Partida and Derek Greer.

A mug shot of Prado is attached to this Media Release.

This is still an ongoing investigation and we will release additional information as the investigation allows.

Sheriff's Office Asking for Community's Help in Locating Suspect in Double Homicide

March 28, 2017 - 9:35pm

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the community’s assistance in locating Endo Velarde, DOB 7/3/99 AKA Sleepy.  Velarde is wanted on felony charges related to the double murder of Natalie Partida and Derek Greer. 

Velarde is a Hispanic male who is 5'8" and weighs approximately 135lbs, with black hair and brown eyes. 

Sheriff's Office Makes Sixth Arrest Related to Double Homicide

March 28, 2017 - 6:20pm

On Tuesday, March 28, 2017, Alander Jordon Wilson, DOB: 12/28/1973, was taken into custody and will be booked into the Criminal Justice Center on the charge of Attempt to Influence a Public Official.  This charge stems from the ongoing investigation of the double homicide of Natalie Partida and Derek Greer. 

A mug shot of Wilson is attached to this Media Release.

Sheriff's Office Looking for Assistance in Locating Previous Offender Linked to Double Homicide

March 28, 2017 - 2:20pm

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the community’s assistance in locating Carlos Daniel Meza, AKA Tink.  Meza is wanted on weapons charges related to the double murder of Natalie Partida and Derek Greer. 

Meza is a Hispanic male who is 5'9" and weighs approximately 142lbs, with black hair and brown eyes. 

Sheriff's Office Makes Additional Arrests in Double Homicide

March 25, 2017 - 11:50am

Through investigative efforts the Sheriff's Office has arrested four additional suspects in the double homicide of Derek Greer and Natalie Partida.

Sheriff's Office Asking for Community's Assistance in Locating Person of Interest in Double Homicide

March 21, 2017 - 8:30pm

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the assistance of the community in locating Diego Carlos Chacon AKA “Casper.”  He is a person of interest in the March 16, 2017, double homicide of Derek Greer and Natalie Partida and is sought for questioning. 


Mr. Chacon is 18 years of age, 5’09” tall, approximately 150lbs with dark hair and brown eyes. 

Sheriff’s Office Makes Arrest in Double Homicide

March 20, 2017 - 6:40pm

On March 12, 2017, at approximately 8:45 AM, the Sheriff's Office Dispatch Center received a call regarding a possible homicide.  The reporting party stated he located two deceased bodies on the side of Old Pueblo Road, approximately three quarter miles south of Hanover Road, while driving from his residence in Fountain.

Deputies arrived on scene and confirmed that a male and female were lying on the shoulder of the road deceased.

Sheriff's Office Implementing Stage 1 Burn Restrictions

March 16, 2017 - 4:45pm

Pursuant to the authority vested in the Deputy Fire Warden through the Sheriff of El Paso County, Colorado, by El Paso County Ordinance No. 15-001, and C.R.S. § 30-10-512, he El Paso County Sheriff’s Office, hereby issues this Order pertaining to the declaration of Stage 1 Burn Restrictions.

Victims of Double Homicide Identified

March 14, 2017 - 2:45pm

On March 12, 2017, at approximately 8:45 AM, the Sheriff's Office Dispatch Center received a call regarding a possible homicide.  The reporting party stated he located two deceased bodies on the side of Old Pueblo Road, approximately three quarter miles south of Hanover Road, while driving from his residence in Fountain.

Deputies arrived on scene and confirmed that a male and female were lying on the shoulder of the road deceased.

Update on Double Homicide

March 13, 2017 - 5:40pm


On March 12, 2017, at approximately 8:45 AM, the Sheriff's Office Dispatch Center received a call regarding a possible homicide.  The reporting party stated he located two deceased bodies on the side of Old Pueblo Road, approximately three quarter miles south of Hanover Road, while driving from his residence in Fountain.

Deputies arrived on scene and confirmed that a male and female were lying on the shoulder of the road deceased.

Update on Double Homicide

March 13, 2017 - 5:38pm


On March 12, 2017, at approximately 8:45 AM, the Sheriff's Office Dispatch Center received a call regarding a possible homicide.  The reporting party stated he located two deceased bodies on the side of Old Pueblo Road, approximately three quarter miles south of Hanover Road, while driving from his residence in Fountain.

Deputies arrived on scene and confirmed that a male and female were lying on the shoulder of the road deceased.

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Sheriff's Office Investigating Double Homicide

March 12, 2017 - 7:25pm

On March 12, 2017, at approximately 8:45 AM, the Sheriff's Office Dispatch Center received a call regarding a possible homicide.  The reporting party stated he located two deceased bodies on the side of Old Pueblo Road, approximately three quarter miles south of Hanover Road, while driving from his residence in Fountain.

Deputies arrived on scene and confirmed that a male and female were lying on the shoulder of the road deceased.

Sheriff's Office Looking for Information in Robbery Case

March 9, 2017 - 11:10am

Sheriff's Office Looking for Information in Robbery Case

Sheriff's Office Makes Arrest in Indecent Exposure Case

March 7, 2017 - 4:40pm

On March 2, 2017, the Sheriff's Office asked for the community's assistance in helping us identify a suspect who had been caught on a surveillance camera in the Widefield area.  The footage showed the suspect disrobing, walking around naked and fondling himself. 

El Paso County Sheriff's Office Looking for Domestic Violence Suspect - Possibly Armed and Dangerous

March 4, 2017 - 5:30pm

On Saturday, March 4, 2017, at approximately 12:26 PM, Deputies with the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office responded to a Domestic Violence call in the 4000 block of Witches Hollow Lane in the Security Area.   Upon arrival, deputies learned that the female had exited the residence safely.  The male party at that time was believed to have barricaded himself inside. 

Sheriff's Office Provides Investigative Update on Donner Pass Fire and Appeals For Information

March 4, 2017 - 9:09am

On Saturday, February 25, 2017, at approximately 2:00 PM, a wildland fire was reported behind the Pikes Peak International Raceway (PPIR) in the area of Donner Pass View and Vigilante View.  Crews from multiple agencies responded to this fire which occurred on private property owned by El Paso County and Colorado Springs Utilities. 

Sheriff's Office Provides Investigative Update on Milne Road Fire

March 3, 2017 - 1:38pm

On Monday, February 27, 2017, at approximately 1237 hours, a fire was reported in the area of Milne Road and Squirrel Creek Road. Several Fire Departments responded to the area and were able to get the fire contained after several hours.

Sheriff's Office Looking for Assistance in Identifying Suspect in Indecent Exposure Case

March 2, 2017 - 12:05pm

On Friday, February 10, 2017, at approximately 1:43 AM, a individual was captured on Widefield Community Center’s surveillance camera walking from the west into the courtyard.  The footage shows the suspect disrobing, walking around naked and fondling himself. 

Sheriff's Office Looking for Assistance in Identifying Burglary Suspect

March 1, 2017 - 4:35pm

On Friday, February 17, 2017, at approximately 1:40 PM, Deputies responded to a residential alarm located in the 4800 block of Wing Walker Drive.  Upon arrival, the front door was found open, and the rear door glass broken. Consent was given by the homeowner for Deputies to search the house. The master bedroom appeared to be the only room that was touched, but nothing was stolen.

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Information About A Suspicious Vehicle in Eastern El Paso County

February 25, 2017 - 6:34pm

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information regarding a white truck driving onto properties in the eastern rural portions of El Paso County. The truck is described as an older model white pickup (possibly a Chevrolet) with an off color passenger door. The vehicle is occupied by multiple parties, possibly of Hispanic ethnicity.

El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Reserve Unit Seeking Volunteers

February 24, 2017 - 12:10pm

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Reserve Unit is seeking motivated individuals to join the ranks of this highly dedicated all-volunteer Unit.  Reserve Deputies are certified peace officers and provide vital support to the Sheriff’s Office by working in Patrol, Detentions, and special events throughout the county.  
 

Suspect Identified in Officer Involved Shooting

February 23, 2017 - 6:10pm

On Tuesday, February 21, at approximately 5:00 PM, officers from the Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) responded to a home in the 2900 block of Illinois Ave in search of a suspect wanted on felony domestic violence charges.  Upon arrival, a person matching the description of the suspect fled the scene in a vehicle with officers in pursuit.

Sheriff's Office Investigates Officer Involved Shooting

February 21, 2017 - 10:37pm

On Tuesday, February 21, at approximately 5:00 PM, officers from the Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) responded to a home in the 2900 block of Illinois Ave in search of a suspect wanted on felony domestic violence charges.  Upon arrival, a person matching the description of the suspect fled the scene in a vehicle with officers in pursuit.

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